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John S. (jshann) - BPL Forum Member

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About Me Originally from Louisiana, I enjoyed camping in my Boy Scouting days and eventually became an Eagle Scout. Many years later (2002), I discovered backpacking after going on an REI multisport trip to Alaska. My first backpack was to Grand Canyon, and I was hooked!
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Re: Ultramarathon gear advice needed for major race in the Alps
http://www.ultratrailmb.com/page/143/Equipment_advices.html

In GEAR » Ultramarathon gear advice needed for major race in the Alps
July 25, 1:33pm

Re: I am BPL my hiking buddy is BPH
God I hope I never get BPH.

In Philosophy & Technique » I am BPL my hiking buddy is BPH
July 24, 9:27pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Timely write-up
Some online hydration articles say our urine should be clear. The term clear is a description of clarity and not color. Our urine should be colorless or pale/pale yellow, not dark yellow or dark an...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hydration for Lightweight Backpackers
July 24, 5:10pm

Re: Re: Re: Timely write-up
Wilderness and Environmental Medicine journal has an article in press about hyponatremia. A chart gives signs and symptoms of exercise-associated hyponatremia vs heat illness vs altitude illness. T...

In Editor's Roundtable » Hydration for Lightweight Backpackers
July 24, 5:05pm

Re: MLD Burn compaired to Go-lite Jam 35
The jam 35 is probably the newer golite peak, which I have and like it alot. You can shave off weight by taking out the pad, cutting straps, etc. On the peak you could remove the hipbelt pockets, b...

In GEAR » MLD Burn compaired to Go-lite Jam 35
July 24, 2:00pm

Re: Leaving the rain jacket at home... thoughts
Always take raingear esp if hiking alone.

In GEAR » Leaving the rain jacket at home... thoughts
July 23, 4:54pm

Re: My new touring rig
Nice bike Joshua.

In Bikepacking & Bicycle Touring » My new touring rig
July 19, 4:41pm

Re: Re: does a pot cozy make sense for just add boiling water recipes?
Long rehydrating items dont enter my menu. Problem solved.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » does a pot cozy make sense for just add boiling water recipes?
July 10, 8:28pm

Re: does a pot cozy make sense for just add boiling water recipes?
Not to me they don't. I use ramen and it is ready as soon as not burning my mouth.

In Food, Hydration, and Nutrition » does a pot cozy make sense for just add boiling water recipes?
July 10, 11:43am

Re: foam visor
I've been using a foam visor for biking over the last several years. They fit well under a helmet. I used it once for snow shoeing when I didn't have shade for my eyes. I had gotten mine at...

In GEAR » Lightest visor
July 07, 8:49pm

All Reader Reviews by John S.

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GoLite Dawn
I have had this pack for several years and have taken it on multiple backpacks ranging from 2 days to 6 days. My pack weights have been over 15 pounds a few times with no problems. The materials and w...

In Backpacks - Frameless
May 09, 12:05pm